01. Players

  • Carlos Pena Is Having A Great Year, But…

    Carlos Pena Is Having A Great Year, But…

    September 5, 2007 at 11:59 am 5 comments

    We mentioned this a while back but we need to mention it again that Carlos Pena is the Devil Rays nominee for The Hank Aaron Award. We have made our feelings about the award clear in the past. In short the award is severely flawed and was created as a […]

     
  • The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    September 5, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Orioles 8, Devil Rays 4.If anybody is still wondering why the Rays struggle against the one team in the AL East that they should be able to compete with, they need look no further than Aubrey Friggin’ Huff. We are here to anoint Huff as Chuck LaMar’s replacement as the […]

     
  • The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    September 5, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Orioles 8, Devil Rays 4.If anybody is still wondering why the Rays struggle against the one team in the AL East that they should be able to compete with, they need look no further than Aubrey Friggin’ Huff. We are here to anoint Huff as Chuck LaMar’s replacement as the […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Latest Prospect Hot Sheet Littered With Rays Prospects

    Down On The Farm: Latest Prospect Hot Sheet Littered With Rays Prospects

    September 5, 2007 at 8:34 am 1 comment

    Hudson Valley 11, Aberdeen 5. NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… Five Rays minor leaguers have made the latest edition of Baseball America’s “Prospect Hot Sheet”. Evan Longoria (#6; He’s held his own in the International League), Wade Davis (#12; In many organizations, Davis would be the No. 1 prospect. […]

     
  • Bill Chastain Thinks Pitchers Are Like Cannibals And Pimps

    Bill Chastain Thinks Pitchers Are Like Cannibals And Pimps

    September 4, 2007 at 2:30 pm 1 comment

    Somebody at MLB.com is letting Bill Chastain make metaphors again, and we are all dumber for having read it… In recapping last night’s victory over the Baltimore Orioles, Mr. Chastain makes mention of James Shields reaching 200 innings on the season. A nice little accomplishment for Shields as he is […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Continue To Win With 4th Place In Sight

    The Hangover: Rays Continue To Win With 4th Place In Sight

    September 4, 2007 at 9:55 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays 9, Orioles 7.Could the Tampa Bay Devil Rays actually avoid last place for only the second time in their ten year existence? With last night’s come-from-behind victory over the Orioles, the Rays have moved within 3 games of Baltimore for 4th place in the AL East. And while […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Three Minor League Affiliates Set To Begin Championship Runs

    Down On The Farm: Three Minor League Affiliates Set To Begin Championship Runs

    September 4, 2007 at 8:54 am 0 comments

    Durham 2, Charlotte 1. Mitch Talbot finished the regular season by picking up his 13th win. He went 6.2 innings, allowing 6 hits, 1 walk and 1 run. Chad Orvella picked up his 20th save. Evan Longoria was 0-3 with a walk and 3 strikeouts. He finished the regular season […]

     
  • The Hangover: For The Devil Rays, Ignorance Is Bliss

    The Hangover: For The Devil Rays, Ignorance Is Bliss

    August 30, 2007 at 9:32 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 5, Orioles 4.Don’t the Devil Rays know they are not supposed to win games like have recently? Don’t they know they are not supposed to come from behind to win a game? Don’t they know they are supposed to lose a game in extra-innings after teasing us by […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Let’s Play Nine?

    Down On The Farm: Let’s Play Nine?

    August 30, 2007 at 7:31 am 0 comments

    Richmond 2, Durham 1. Mitch Talbot dropped to 12-9 after walking 5 in 5 innings and allowing 2 runs. Evan Longoria was 1-3 with a walk and 2 strikeouts. Montgomery 12, Carolina 6. Reid Brignac was 2-4, driving in 3, including his 17th home run. Fernando Perez was 2-4 with […]

     
  • The Hangover: Break Up The Rays!

    The Hangover: Break Up The Rays!

    August 29, 2007 at 9:44 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 15, Orioles 8. Just the links today DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Rays elimination number in the division remains 3, and is 10 for the wild card. With 30 games remaining, the Rays need 11 wins to avoid another 100-loss season. They have a 5-game lead over the White […]